The Reconnect 1-18-17 | Did God intervene in the election? | Open Doors World Watch List: Report on global persecution of Christians
January 18, 2017
Does God intervene in human history? We explore this question in relation to the election and what it means for the Christian seeking to live each day for the glory of God. Kristin Wright from Open Doors USA discusses the 2017 World Watch List, a report outlining the global persecution of Christians. The list ranks […]
The Reconnect 10-21-16 | Behind the byline with Holly Meyer | Interview with Senator Marco Rubio (R-SC)
October 21, 2016
First we go behind the byline with Holly Meyer, religion reporter for The Tennessean. Based in Nashville, Holly shares some of her favorite religion stories, from covering some of the largest evangelical ministries in the world to interfaith dialogue to religious liberty discussions. Then, we interview Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), who is currently running for reelection, about what is […]
The Reconnect 9-21-16 | Miroslav Volf on faith in public life | Joel Smallbone of For King and Country on new movie Priceless
September 22, 2016
Our faith gives us the responsibility to care not just for our personal life, for our common life. So what does it look like to have “public” faith? Miroslav Volf joins us to discuss his recent book Public Faith in Action and what it means to steward our responsibility of our public life. Then, Joel Smallbone, one […]
The Reconnect 8-22-16 | The End of White Christian America with Robert P. Jones
August 22, 2016
The end of “white Christian America.” Our guest Robert P. Jones today describes the demographic shifts in this country and why they matter. Jones also lays out how these demographic shifts have helped shape the 2016 election and our national dialogue.
The Reconnect Wednesday 4-13-16
April 13, 2016
Eric Teetsel, fresh off the Rubio campaign, joins us to discuss Christian leadership in the public square. All Christians are given the mandate to pray for political leaders. And take a step back: Christ’s Kingdom is not of this world.
The Reconnect Monday 4-11-2016
April 11, 2016
Ed Stetzer joins us to help define “evangelical.” This is more than a political term or a voting bloc. The Pope has issued a much anticipated teaching but what he’s teaching was certainly unexpected. Some Roman Catholics are cheering the teaching that encourages more grace related to Catholics who are divorced. The story of the […]
Ed Stetzer on Defining Evangelicals and 2016
Today we have Ed Stetzer, Executive Director of LifeWay Research, on the show with us to discuss defining “Evangelicals” in the 2016 election. Defining “evangelicals” has been a hot topic of debate this election season, often reduced to a voting bloc. But is that all that matters? Who is an evangelical? Ed recently conducted a two […]
Donald Trump is a Presbyterian? Who knew?
July 23, 2015
Donald Trump’s remarks about his piety and Presbyterianism, given at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa yesterday, amazed many people, but for all the wrong reasons. Given that his professed denominational affiliation is the Presbyterian Church (USA), I asked my colleague at the Presbyterian Lay Committee to respond to Trump’s offensive remarks yesterday (no, […]